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Fuel for petrol engines

Petrol also known as Motor Gasoline or gasoline is a product derived from crude and used as fuel in internal combustion engines. This fuel is for spark ignition engines like car engines. In some countries Gasoline is mixed with ethanol at some predetermined ratios (like E10 for 10%) and used as an alternative fuel.
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Fuel for diesel engines

Diesel (Automative Gas Oil - AGO) is fuel used in any diesel engine (compression ignition). Cetane index, sulfur content, cloud point, water content etc etc are some of the defining properties for quality.
Heavy Fuel Oil

Heavy fuel oil

Heavy Fuel Oil (HFO) is the part of the bottom range in crude distillation. HFO is used in heaters, boilers, furnaces, kilns and power generators owing to its price and high gross calorific value. The Net calorific value can be optimized depending on the preheating treatment prior to the burning process

HFO sold in Eritrea must meet the following critical parameters:

  • Kinematic viscosity @ 50 degrees centigrade of 180 cst maximum,
  • pour point of 27 degrees centigrade maximum,
  • Sulphur content of 3.7% maximum and a net calorific value of 41MJ/kg minimum.
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Illuminating Kerosene (paraffin) is a combustible liquid commonly used as heating fuel and domestically for cooking and lighting. It is common household oil in Eritrea. Also generated from crude...